Downtown

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

How Will Lightfoot End Chicago Poverty In A Generation? Here’s The Mayor’s 4-Part Plan

Addressing the high cost of utilities for low-income people and raising the minimum wage are in the works.

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Chicago Could Hit The 50s This Weekend — And There’s Going To Be More Sun

The city's mild winter weather will continue this weekend with temperatures in the 40s and 50s.

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This Winter Has Been 5.4 Degrees Warmer Than Usual, With Less Than Half The Snow

Chicago's famous for its ultra-chilly, snowy winters, but this one has been kinda ... unimpressive?

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Blagojevich Ignored Prisoners Who Sought The Mercy He Was Given — And They Actually Apologized, Ex-Gov. Pat Quinn Says

Former Gov. Pat Quinn inherited a huge backlog of clemency petitions from Blagojevich. They all contained something Illinois never got from the now-free governor: an apology.

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Where To Get Paczki In Chicago For Fat Tuesday 2020

Paczki Day falls on Feb. 25 this year. Here are more than 60 places you can grab a pastry in Chicago.

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Divided City Council Agrees To Pay $11.9 Million To Settle 4 Police Misconduct Cases

Fifteen aldermen voted no — a significant chunk of the City Council, which usually casts unanimous or near-unanimous votes.

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3 Men Robbed At Gunpoint Downtown Just Minutes Apart, Police Say

The robbers, who struck twice late Wednesday, made off with luxury watches, coats, cellphones and more, police said.

Near North Side, River North Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Girl, 3, In River North Restaurant, Police Say

Christoper Puente, 34, has been charged with inappropriately touching a 3-year-old girl, police said.